March 10, 2014
Events this Week
Here is a list of events happening March 10-16, 2014, at the West Lafayette campus. Additional information below: exhibitions; ticket purchasing information.
Monday, March 10
-- Emergency preparedness and reaction: What to do. For faculty, staff and students. Organizer: Office of Emergency Preparedness. 10-11 a.m. Police Department building (TERY), Conference Room. Registration requested; URL for details, link and other scheduled sessions: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q1/purdue-emergency-preparedness-sessions-extended-throughout-march.html
-- "Women with Disabilities" panel discussion. Disability Awareness Month event. Organizers: Butler Center for Leadership Excellence moderating, with Office of the Vice President for Ethics and Compliance, Office of Institutional Equity. Noon-1 p.m. Rawls Hall, Room 2070. Light lunch provided. Online registration is at www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/upcoming.html; select event title. For more information, for registration assistance or to request a reasonable accommodation: OIE at 49-47253 (voice), 49-61343 (tty), or firstname.lastname@example.org.
-- Purdue Health Careers Fair. Open to all. Organizer: Center for Pre-Professional Advising. 2-5:30 p.m. Córdova Recreational Sports Center. URL including list of exhibitor schools and organizations: https://purdue-csm.symplicity.com/events/students.php?mode=list&cf=HealthCareers14; URL for article: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q1/purdue-to-host-first-health-careers-fair.html
-- "The Challenges of Survival and Recovery from the 2011 Tsunami in Japan." Daniel P. Aldrich, associate professor of political science. Organizer: Asian Studies Program. March 11 is the third anniversary of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami; the talk will include insight as to why some communities are able to rebuild but not others. 7 p.m. Krannert Building, Krannert Auditorium (Room 140). URL: www.cla.purdue.edu/asian-studies/events
Tuesday, March 11
-- College Teaching Workshop Series I: Making a Better Learning Environment. "Objective Assessment: Tools & Techniques." For faculty, staff and grad students. Center for Instructional Excellence. 10:30-11:45 a.m. Hicks Undergraduate Library, Room B853. Weekly workshop 7 of 10 through April 15 except March 18 and 25; choose one or more. Registration required: www.purdue.edu/cie/documents/CTW1Fall13flier.pdf. Questions: 49-66422 or email@example.com
-- Tech Tuesdays. Organizer: ITaP. 1:30-2:30 p.m. Stanley Coulter Hall, Room 246. Open forum to discuss and sample different teaching and learning technologies. Registration: www.itap.purdue.edu/training/course/?OfferingID=6456. Questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
-- Purdue Brass Choir Concert with Wabash College Brass Choir. Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 7:30 p.m. Salter Concert Hall, Wabash College, Crawfordsville. Free.
Wednesday, March 12
-- Legal issues webinar. "The ADA and Religious Institutions." Disability Awareness Month event. Organizers: Office of the Vice President for Ethics and Compliance; Office of Institutional Equity. 2-3:30 p.m. Young Hall, Room 1057. Description and online registration at www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/upcoming.html; select event title. For more information, for registration assistance or to request a reasonable accommodation: OIE at 49-47253 (voice), 49-61343 (tty), or email@example.com.
-- Presentation on consumer trust and the food system. Terry Fleck, alumnus and executive director, Center for Food Integrity (nonprofit consortium to which Purdue belongs). Organizer: Purdue Agriculture's Issues Engagement Initiative. 4 p.m. Pfendler Hall, Deans Auditorium (Room 241). URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q1/center-for-food-integrity-official-to-present-research-on-consumer-trust.html
-- Emergency preparedness and reaction: What to do. For faculty, staff and students. Organizer: Office of Emergency Preparedness. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Police Department building (TERY), Conference Room. Registration requested; URL for details, link and other scheduled sessions: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q1/purdue-emergency-preparedness-sessions-extended-throughout-march.html
Thursday, March 13
-- State Street Master Plan meetings. Two meetings about envisioning the future of State Street as a campus corridor. (1) Open house format. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in Materials and Electrical Engineering Building (MSEE), Room 184. (2) Open house format. 5:30-7 p.m. in the Elm & Walnut Room, West Lafayette Public Library, 208 W. Columbia St. URL for surveys and project updates: www.facebook/com/statestreetmasterplan
-- Emergency preparedness and reaction: What to do. For faculty, staff and students. Organizer: Office of Emergency Preparedness. Noon-1 p.m. Police Department building (TERY), Conference Room. Registration requested; URL for details, link and other scheduled sessions: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q1/purdue-emergency-preparedness-sessions-extended-throughout-march.html
-- Men's basketball. Big Ten Tournament (through Sunday). First game at noon. Purdue vs. Ohio State, about 2:30 p.m. Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis. Officially sold out; see www.bankerslifefieldhouse.com/bankers-life-fieldhouse-news/big-ten-announces-sellout-for-2014-mens-basketball-tournament. URL for tournament information: www.bigten.org/sports/m-baskbl/spec-rel/big10-m-baskbl-tournament-12.html
-- Education and Outreach Expo. Designed for faculty and staff. Organizer: Office of the Vice President for Research. Purpose: Using existing campus resources to design broader impact for research, thus improving grant proposals. 12:30-2:30 p.m. STEW, Rooms 302-306. Virtual Rolodex of education and outreach partners at http://catalog.e-digitaleditions.com/i/256966. Information: Sally Bond at firstname.lastname@example.org
-- Active Learning Center forum. For faculty, staff and students. Project overview by planners, plus Q&A time. 1-2:30 p.m. STEW, Room 310. www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2014/Q1/active-learning-center-open-forum-being-held-march-13.html
-- Plant Sciences Lecture Series. "Opportunities for Greenhouse Plant Imaging." Rob Eddy, plant growth facilities manager at Purdue. 1:30-3:30 p.m. Pfendler Hall, Deans Auditorium.
-- Opening reception for exhibition "Lilliputians March: National Small Works Competition." Organizer: Purdue University Galleries. 5:30-7 p.m. STEW, Robert L. Ringel Gallery. More about exhibition under Exhibitions below.
-- Concert: Justin Moore's Off the Beaten Path Tour with special guests Randy Houser and Josh Thompson (country music). Organizer: Purdue Convocations with Student Concert Committee. 7:30 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. Single-ticket price: public, $37; students, $35. Limit six. Campus policies for ticket lines apply. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2013/Q4/justin-moores-off-the-beaten-path-four-to-stop-at-purdue.html
Friday, March 14
-- HR Learning Center LLC Webinar: "Food Allergy Becomes a New Protected ADA Disability." Disability Awareness Month event. Organizers: Purdue Catering & Dining, with Office of the Vice President for Ethics and Compliance, Office of Institutional Equity. 1-2:30 p.m. First Street Towers, West Conference Room. Online registration is at www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/upcoming.html; select event title. For more information, for registration assistance or to request a reasonable accommodation: OIE at 49-47253 (voice), 49-61343 (tty), or email@example.com.
-- Nobel laureate keynote. "The Revolution in Aggregate Economics." Edward Prescott, 2004 Nobel Prize in economics co-winner and professor, Arizona State University. Global Connections Lecture Series. Organizers: Department of Agricultural Economics and Department of Economics. Free, public lecture serving also as keynote for economics conference "China’s Further Economic Reform and Its Implications for the World Economy" (working sessions are open to interested scholars and students). 3:30 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall.
-- "Amazing China Dance Show." Performing Art Troupe of the Confucius Institute at Purdue. 7:30 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. Presented in conjunction with economics conference (see above listing).
Saturday, March 15
-- Unofficial start of spring break. No classes March 17-22.
-- "Lilliputians March: National Small Works Competition." March 10-April 26. Purdue University Galleries. Small-scale, 2-D and 3-D work in various media; national show updating tradition of "Sixty Square Inches." Robert L. Ringel Gallery in Stewart Center. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday plus until 8 p.m. Thursday.
* Opening reception: 5:30-7 p.m. March 13.
-- "Honky Tonk: Portraits of Country Music by Henry Horenstein." March 11-April 26. Purdue University Galleries. Photographs from bars, ranches, music halls, 1968-2010. Fountain Gallery, 330 Main St., Lafayette. Hours: Noon-7 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.
* Gallery talk/reception with artist Henry Horenstein. 5:30-7 p.m. April 16.
-- "Crossroads of America: Indiana Transportation in the Early Twentieth Century." Jan. 13-March 13. Virginia Kelly Karnes Archives and Special Collections Research Center, fourth floor, HSSE Library, STEW. Hours: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. The library also has online exhibits; go to www.lib.purdue.edu/spcol?page=exhibits
-- "Afros: A Celebration of Natural Hair." Jan. 6-March 15. Black Cultural Center, co-organizer. Showing styles and historical significance. Art Museum of Greater Lafayette, 102 S. 10th St., Lafayette. Museum hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. daily except holidays. URL: http://artlafayette.org
-- Exhibitions in the Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries, Pao Hall. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; until 7 on Thursdays. URL: www.cla.purdue.edu/vpa/rueffgalleries
* "Dan Bollock: The Beginning and the End … Table." March 10-14. Recent furniture work by local woodworker and Purdue staff member.
* "Ben Burch: 'Clutchdog or Retread' – the Art of Animation." March 10-14. Guest animator and illustrator premieres his film and reveals his process.
Events are free unless noted (except that conference registrations may be omitted here); some performance and athletic events are marked "free" for clarity. Ticket prices are for single events unless stated otherwise. For information about series, seasons, packages, discounts, groups, promotions at games, etc., see the URLs in the next two paragraphs.
For varsity athletics tickets, go online; or call the Athletic Ticket Office, 765-494-3194 or 800-49-SPORT [497-7678]; or visit the office in the Mackey Complex facing Northwestern Avenue. The office is open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and before ticketed events at Mackey Arena, Ross-Ade Stadium, and Holloway Gymnasium in the Brees Center. For ticketed sports events at other Purdue venues, tickets will be on sale before the event at the venue. URL: www.purduesports.com/tickets/pur-tickets.html. URL for gameday promotions in association with varsity events: www.purduesports.com/promotions
For Purdue Convocations and Purdue Theatre events and some others as announced, go to a campus box office or call 765-494-3933 or 800-914-SHOW [914-7469]. URLs: www.purdue.edu/convocations and www.purdue.edu/theatre. In addition to listed hours, each box office is open two hours before ticketed events in that building.
* Elliott Hall box office (lower level, northeast end by Hovde Hall): 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.
* Loeb Playhouse box office (west lobby, Stewart Center): 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday.
* Pao Hall box office (first floor southeast): 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday.
URL for box offices and venues: www.housing.purdue.edu/HTML/HallOfMusic